We run friendly and fun willow weaving workshops at various venues around Yorkshire, below are some of the workshop locations

The Hepworth, Wakefield
The National Trust Nostell Priory, Wakefield
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Potterick Carr, Doncaster
Mires Beck Nursery, South Cave
The Yorkshire Arboretum, York
The Blacksmiths Shop Crafts, Foggerthorpe
My workshop at Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster
The Old Girls School, Sherburn In Elmet

We also work at other venues. If you would like to organise a workshop for a group please get in touch. I can come to you if you have a suitable venue.

Willow Pig Workshop

1 July, 2019

1st July 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Rossett Adult Learning, Green Lane, Harrogate HG2 9LN Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a willow Pig; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.rossettschool.co.uk

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Willow Globe Workshop

9 August, 2019

9th August 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: The Castle Howard Arboretum Trust, Castle Howard, York YO60 7BY Suitable for beginners. This willow globe workshop is great as you can make a globe for your garden or for use on a hanging basket hook. They look great with lights on and are a fun and relaxing workshop. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.yorkshirearboretum.org

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Willow Round Shopping Basket Workshop

1 September, 2019

1st September 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. You will make a 30cm round willow shopping basket using traditional basketry techniques. You will make the basket completely from scratch and leave with a completed basket.

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Willow Random Woven Heart Workshop

2 September, 2019

2nd September 2019

9.30 to 13.30

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. 4 hour taster workshop. A random woven heart, a great first project and it looks great with light in. The heart will be 30 to 40 cm n size.

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Willow Stag Head Workshop

4 September, 2019

4th September 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. You will make this stags head completely out of willow, with no metal frame. An ideal decoration for all year around and a fun way to learn a new traditional skill.

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Willow Round Shopping Basket Workshop

7 September, 2019

7th to 8th September 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Potteric Carr Nature Reserve Visitor Centre, Mallard Way, Doncaster DN4 8DB Suitable for beginners. You will make a 30cm round willow shopping basket using traditional basketry techniques. You will make the basket completely from scratch and leave with a completed basket. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.ywt.org.uk/

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Willow Deer Workshop

14 September, 2019

14th September 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Mires Beck Nursery, Low Mill Lane, North Cave HU15 2NR Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.miresbeck.co.uk

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Willow Deer Workshop

15 September, 2019

15th September 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

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Willow Pig Workshop

17 September, 2019

17th September 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. You will learn how to make a beautiful willow pig that can be displayed in your own garden. You will learn the random weave technique and other techniques to perfect your willow sculpture.

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Willow Trug Workshop

18 September, 2019

18th September 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this workshop you will make a willow trug, this basket will teach you the technique of square basketry work. You will learn the basics of basket weaving and have a chance to ask questions and have a look at different types of baskets and different basketry books.

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Willow Pheasant Workshop

2 October, 2019

2nd October 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a life sized willow pheasant; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

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Boxing Hare Workshop

5 October, 2019

5th October 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. On this willow sculpture workshop you will make a life sized boxing hare.

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Willow Trug Workshop

6 October, 2019

6th October

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this workshop you will make a willow trug, this basket will teach you the technique of square basketry work. You will learn the basics of basket weaving and have a chance to ask questions and have a look at different types of baskets and different basketry books.

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Willow Dog Workshop

8 October, 2019

8th October 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a willow dog. You will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. After you have booked I will email you to see what type of dog you want to make as you have the choice.

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Willow Dragonfly Workshop

10 October, 2019

10th October 2019

9.30 to 12.30

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. You will make a minimum of two dragonflies a randomly woven one and a corn dolly style one pictured above. A great beginners project.

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Willow Log Basket Workshop

12 October, 2019

12th to 13th October 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Intermediate level. On this two day workshop you will make your very own log basket. There are various designs you can choose from and you will leave how to select, prepare and weave the willow into a beautifully hand crafted log basket.

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Willow Stag Head Workshop

17 October, 2019

17th October 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG Suitable for beginners. You will make this stags head completely out of willow, with no metal frame. An ideal decoration for all year around and a fun way to learn a new traditional skill. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.harewood.org

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Willow Deer Workshop

19 October, 2019

19th October 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

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Willow Heron Workshop

19 October, 2019

22nd October 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a willow heron. You will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. It will stand about 4 to 4.5 foot high.  

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Willow Round Shopping Basket Workshop

26 October, 2019

26th October 2019

9.00 to 17.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. You will make a 30cm round willow shopping basket using traditional basketry techniques. You will make the basket completely from scratch and leave with a completed basket.

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Willow Spider Workshop

27 October, 2019

27th October 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. You will make a willow spider learning the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

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Small Framed Basket Workshop

2 November, 2019

2nd November 2019

9.30 to 13.30

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. 4 hour taster workshop. In this workshop I will have pre made the frame for you, your day will be spent weaving it all together to create a small framed basket.

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Willow Random Woven Heart Workshop

3 November, 2019

3rd November 2019

9.30 to 13.30

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. 4 hour taster workshop. A random woven heart, a great first project and it looks great with light in. It is between 30 and 40 cm in size.

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Willow Butterfly Workshop

12 November, 2019

12th November 2019

9.30 to 13.30

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. Create a willow butterfly, you can either fully weave your wings or use random weaving. This is an ideal first project.

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Willow Deer Workshop

23 November, 2019

23rd November 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

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Willow Stag Head Workshop

24 November, 2019

24th October 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. You will make this stags head completely out of willow, with no metal frame. An ideal decoration for all year around and a fun way to learn a new traditional skill.

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Willow Robins Workshop

26 November, 2019

26th November 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. Enjoy yourself and relax while making one or two willow robins. This is a great workshop to start you on your willow way as you will learn the basics of creating a frame and random weave as well as creating some beautiful birds.

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Willow Christmas Wreath Workshop

29 November, 2019

29th November 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: The Castle Howard Arboretum Trust, Castle Howard, York YO60 7BY Suitable for beginners. Enjoy a festive willow wreath making workshop using my own coppiced willow and greenery gathered from a local estate. You will also have a large variety of dried fruit and sparkly Christmas decorations to choose from while decorating your wreath. Enjoy a glass of spiced punch and a mince pie as well as you get into the festive spirit and have some me time. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.yorkshirearboretum.org

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Willow Deer Workshop

30 November, 2019

30th November 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: The Old Blacksmith’s Shop, Foggathorpe YO8 6PR Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.blacksmithshopcrafts.co.uk

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Willow Deer Workshop

1 December, 2019

1st December 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

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Willow Deer Workshop

7 December, 2019

7th December 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.harewood.org

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Willow Deer Workshop

8 December, 2019

8th December 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.harewood.org

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Willow Deer Workshop

10 December, 2019

10th December 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.harewood.org

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Willow Christmas Wreath Workshop

11 December, 2019

11th December 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG Suitable for beginners. Enjoy a festive willow wreath making workshop using my own coppiced willow and greenery gathered from a local estate. You will also have a large variety of dried fruit and sparkly Christmas decorations to choose from while decorating your wreath. Enjoy a glass of spiced punch and a mince pie as well as you get into the festive spirit and have some me time. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.harewood.org

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Willow Christmas Wreath Workshop

13 December, 2019

13th December 2019

9.30 to 12.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. Enjoy a festive willow wreath making workshop using my own coppiced willow and greenery gathered from a local estate. You will also have a large variety of dried fruit and sparkly Christmas decorations to choose from while decorating your wreath. Enjoy a glass of spiced punch and a mince pie as well as you get into the festive spirit and have some me time.

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Willow Christmas Wreath Workshop

13 December, 2019

13th December 2019

9.30 to 12.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. Enjoy a festive willow wreath making workshop using my own coppiced willow and greenery gathered from a local estate. You will also have a large variety of dried fruit and sparkly Christmas decorations to choose from while decorating your wreath. Enjoy a glass of spiced punch and a mince pie as well as you get into the festive spirit and have some me time.

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Willow Deer Workshop

14 December, 2019

14th December 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

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Willow Deer Workshop

15 December, 2019

15th December 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

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